Latest Hizbul Mujahideen Stories

2006-07-12 01:28:51

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - A leading Kashmiri guerrilla group on Wednesday denounced bomb attacks on India's financial hub, Mumbai, and grenade attacks in Indian Kashmir as "outrageous," saying it abhorred the killing of civilians. "Attacks on civilians are not part of our manifesto. We never carried out such attacks nor will allow anyone to do so," said Ehsan Elahi, spokesman for the Hizb-ul-Mujahideen group. At least 179 people were killed in a string of bomb blasts in commuter trains...

2006-05-31 08:30:31

SRINAGAR, India (Reuters) - At least 21 people were wounded in Indian Kashmir on Wednesday when suspected Islamist militants lobbed a grenade at a tourist bus, police said, in the second attack on tourists in a week. The attack took place near the famous mountain-ringed Dal Lake in Srinagar, Kashmir's summer capital and a bustling tourist center. Witnesses said the wounded, many of whom were bleeding, were being ferried to hospitals in ambulances and police vehicles. Women and...

2006-05-25 12:33:44

By Palash Kumar SRINAGAR, India (Reuters) - Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh ended talks in Kashmir on Thursday promising to set up new groups to look at the region's problems but making no significant headway in easing the dispute. "I am especially confident that I see light at the end of the tunnel, there is a ray of hope..." Singh told reporters after two days of talks with mostly pro-India Kashmiri politicians in Srinagar, the summer capital of Indian Kashmir. He promised to...

2005-10-30 19:09:17

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India prepared for uneasy celebrations for the biggest festival of the Hindu year, marking the triumph of good over evil, as police hunted for those behind three deadly blasts in the capital. Officials say they have several leads over the bombs that killed at least 59 people in Delhi on Saturday and are checking an obscure Kashmiri militant group's claim of responsibility. With many still trying to trace dead or missing relatives and friends on Monday, the city...

2005-10-26 05:51:24

SRINAGAR, India (Reuters) - A suicide bomber rammed an explosives-laden car into a bus carrying troops in Indian Kashmir on Wednesday, killing one soldier and wounding 15, a security spokesman said. The attack on the bus carrying Border Security Force (BSF) troops took place on a highway on the outskirts of Srinagar, Kashmir's main city, a BSF spokesman said. "The powerful explosion damaged the BSF vehicle completely," said K. Srinivasan, a senior BSF officer. Witnesses said the...

2005-07-20 02:59:55

By Sheikh Mushtaq SRINAGAR, India (Reuters) - A suicide bomber slammed a car into a military jeep in Indian Kashmir on Wednesday, killing six people -- including himself and four soldiers -- and wounding 17, police and hospital officials said. "Suddenly there was a huge explosion," witness Ghulam Mohammad told Reuters. "I was thrown off my cycle. When I looked back I saw a lot of dust and smoke. I could hear people screaming for help." Hizbul Mujahideen, the main Muslim militant group...

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